Transplantation

Scientists have changed the blood type of kidneys for transplantation: this increases the chances of patients with rare blood types to live

Cambridge University researchers successfully changed the blood type of three donor kidneys. The discovery could significantly improve the chances of patients with rare blood types waiting for a transplant, reports The Guardian. To change the blood type, scientists connected the kidney to a normothermic perfusion machine, which pumps oxygenated blood ... Read more